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10 Symptoms of a Sick Church

While there are many potential characteristics of a sick church, I have found 10 symptoms to be consistently common.
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How to Be a Non Anxious Presence in the Face of Criticism

A non anxious presence describes a personal quality that when a leader exhibits it, can keep a family or a group’s overall emotional reactivity and anxiety down.
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6 Types of People Today’s Church Leaders Have to Try to Shepherd in a...

In any local church, you’re dealing with a conglomerate of unique individuals. To shepherd them is kind of like herding cats, just harder!
5 Illusions That Will Lead You Straight Into Having an Affair

5 Mirages That Will Lead You Straight Into Having an Affair

Heed these dire warnings before falling off the cliff of a sexual sin.

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Jen Wilkin on the Biggest Obstacle Keeping People From Reading the Bible

Jen Wilkin joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to explain the challenges church leaders face with helping people engage the Bible, as well as some possible solutions.
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Charlie Dates: Why Your Church Needs To Identify and Raise Up Young Preachers

Charlie Dates joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to discuss what makes preaching compelling and the role local churches play in cultivating preachers for the pulpit.
Max Lucado

Max Lucado: The Church Needs the Holy Spirit, Not Another Program or Trend

Max Lucado joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share the beautiful truths God has taught him about “our blessed, unfailing friend,” the Holy Spirit.
Wilfredo De Jesús

Wilfredo de Jesús: How (Not) To Turn Your Sermon Points Into Stop Signs

Wilfredo de Jesús, also known as Pastor Choco, joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast for our Great Communicator Series and shares what he has learned as a preacher about knowing his audience, incorporating motifs, and relying on the Holy Spirit.
Daniel Darling

Daniel Darling: How To Disciple Your People To Use Social Media

Daniel Darling joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to discuss how church leaders should engage with social media and how they can help their congregations have discernment online.
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Rick Warren on the Kind of Preaching That Changes Lives

Rick Warren joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast for the first episode of our Great Communicator Series and shares his insights on what makes someone an effective preacher or teacher.
Dave Ferguson

Podcast Special: Dave Ferguson Gives 4 Habits for Healthy, Lasting Ministry

What are some of the practices that we can embrace as ministry leaders that will help sustain our joy through both the highs and lows of ministry? Join Dave Ferguson for a candid, backstage conversation.

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12 Things A Church Pastor Cannot Do

There are 12 things a church pastor cannot do. Pastors are amazing people and, in faith, they can do a lot...just not these things.